1985 Kansas City Royals Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 91-71
Finished 1st in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 2,162,715, Avg. 27,034
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Won World Series
American League Championship Series - Defeated Toronto Blue Jays 4-3
World Series - Defeated St. Louis Cardinals 4-3
Manager: Dick Howser (91-71)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1985 Kansas City Royals Roster
1985 Kansas City Royals Results

The Kansas City Royals of the American League ended the 1985 season with a record of 91 wins and 71 losses, finishing first in the AL's West Division.

The Royals plated 687 runs and gave up 639 runs. Steve Balboni walloped 36 home runs for Kansas City, while George Brett, Darryl Motley and Frank White each added 20 or more, too. George Brett drove in 112 runs and topped batters with significant playing time by connecting at a .335 clip. Bret Saberhagen led the squad with 20 wins, and Charlie Leibrandt also contributed 15 or more victories also Charlie Leibrandt earned a 2.69 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Dick Howser coached the team. The 1985 Kansas City Royals won the World Series.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Bret Saberhagen206.7692.87323201010235.3211797519381158131931
Charlie Leibrandt179.6542.6933330830237.7223867117683108234983
Mark Gubicza1410.5834.0629280000177.3160888014770995012760
Danny Jackson1412.5383.4232320430208.020994797762114624893
Buddy Black1015.4004.3333330520205.72161119917594122819885
Dan Quisenberry89.4712.37840760037129.01424134816554100532
Mike Jones33.5004.783311600064.0624034639432001290
Steve Farr21.6673.11163500137.7341513220436202164
Mark Huismann101.0001.9390600018.71444130900070
Mike LaCoss11.5005.09210700140.7492523229626002193
Joe Beckwith15.1674.074902100195.0994543932880306410
Dennis Leonard000.002010002.010000010007
Tony Ferreira007.942010005.7655020500024
Larry Gura0012.463020014.3766140200123
Totals9171.5623.49378162135279411461.0143363956610346337846289426165

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
George Brett155665550108184385301129110349.335.436.5851.0223221230931
Willie Wilson14164260587168252144343112994.278.316.408.72424765213
Steve Balboni1606626007414628236881152166.243.307.477.783286145054
Frank White1496005636214025122691042886.249.284.414.69823381532
Lonnie Smith120498448771152346414074169.257.321.366.68716424050
Jim Sundberg11540736738901241035023367.245.308.381.68914091423
Darryl Motley12340838345852011749641857.222.257.413.670158172052
Hal McRae11236932041831901470014445.259.349.450.799144121223
Jorge Orta1103303003280211445212228.267.317.383.70011582245
Onix Concepcion131349314326451220441629.204.255.245.50077861210
Pat Sheridan782342061847923171132338.228.307.335.6426941312
John Wathan6016514511348119111715.234.319.324.6434741200
Lynn Jones1101691521232700901815.211.261.257.5173963420
Dane Iorg641381307299112101816.223.268.331.5994360002
Buddy Biancalana8116013821265116141734.188.277.261.5383610500
Greg Pryor63125114825301301812.219.270.272.5423160300
Omar Moreno247570917132120138.243.280.429.7093011010
Jamie Quirk19595731631040029.281.305.368.6742110000
Dave Leeper1535341300040013.088.114.088.203300000
Jim Scranton6441000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Dan Quisenberry84000000000000000000
Bret Saberhagen32000000000000000000
Dennis Leonard2000000000000000000
Steve Farr16000000000000000000
Tony Ferreira2000000000000000000
Mark Gubicza29000000000000000000
Larry Gura3000000000000000000
Bob Hegman1000000000000000000
Mark Huismann9000000000000000000
Danny Jackson32000000000000000000
Mike Jones33000000000000000000
Mike LaCoss21000000000000000000
Joe Beckwith49000000000000000000
Charlie Leibrandt33000000000000000000
Buddy Black33000000000000000000
Totals22156094550068713842614915465712848473840.252.313.401.714220512536444157


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Steve Balboni1B1601591428.0157310112138.9931.5501.4630000
Dane Iorg1B2215.0131021.0008.4007.0000000
John Wathan1B6114.0121001.0008.3572.1670000
Jamie Quirk1B103.020001.0006.0002.0000000
Greg Pryor1B101.00000.000.0000000
Frank White2B1491471306.034249017101.9805.7345.5840000
Greg Pryor2B2015145.03546111.9885.0284.0500000
Buddy Biancalana2B406.031011.0006.0001.0000000
Onix Concepcion2B203.003001.0009.0001.5000000
Bob Hegman2B101.00000.000.0000000
George Brett3B1521521339.71073391533.9672.9962.9340000
Greg Pryor3B269112.353022.9462.8041.3460000
Dane Iorg3B119.013001.0004.0004.0000000
Jim SundbergC112107960.357241510.9925.7455.47360602529.4
John WathanC4940371.72472846.9866.6595.61220211643.2
Jamie QuirkC1715129.064811.9865.0234.2352011945.0
Willie WilsonOF1401401244.7378421.9952.7622.7290000
Lonnie SmithOF119119920.01951093.9582.0051.7230000
Darryl MotleyOF11493872.0198471.9672.0851.7720000
Pat SheridanOF6953498.3116320.9832.1491.7250000
Lynn JonesOF10028439.0115221.9832.3991.1700000
Dane IorgOF3230189.0410001.0001.9521.2810000
Omar MorenoOF2116157.0301011.0001.7771.4760000
Dave LeeperOF8763.013010.9291.8571.6250000
Charlie LeibrandtP3333237.7195312.9862.7272.1820000
Bret SaberhagenP3232235.3223824.9682.2951.8750000
Danny JacksonP3232208.082732.9211.5141.0940000
Buddy BlackP3333205.763040.9001.5751.0910000
Mark GubiczaP2928177.32326041.0002.4871.6900000
Dan QuisenberryP840129.082422.9412.233.3810000
Joe BeckwithP49095.071221.9051.800.3880000
Mike JonesP33164.068001.0001.969.4240000
Mike LaCossP21040.718011.0001.992.4290000
Steve FarrP16337.736001.0002.150.5630000
Mark HuismannP9018.713001.0001.929.4440000
Tony FerreiraP205.702011.0003.1761.0000000
Larry GuraP304.320001.0004.154.6670000
Dennis LeonardP202.00000.000.0000000
Onix ConcepcionSS128109952.71273672163.9594.6673.8590000
Buddy BiancalanaSS7448451.7801681031.9614.9423.3510000
Greg PryorSS13440.771123.9003.9841.3850000
Jim ScrantonSS5116.018011.0005.0631.8000000
Totals1904145813149.043831907127427.9804.3053.304100925035.2

Postseason - Pitching:

Player Rnd W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Danny JacksonALCS101.0000.0021111010.01000010700040
Steve FarrALCS101.0001.422010006.3411010300022
Mark GubiczaALCS101.0003.242100008.3433040400132
Charlie LeibrandtALCS12.3335.2832000015.31799040610066
Buddy BlackALCS001.6931000010.71132040810247
Bret SaberhagenALCS006.142200007.31255220610035
Dan QuisenberryALCS01.0003.864040014.7742000300021
Bret SaberhagenWS201.0000.5022021018.011110101000065
Dan QuisenberryWS101.0002.084030004.3511032300119
Danny JacksonWS11.5001.6922010016.09330501200061
Joe BeckwithWS000.001000002.010000030007
Charlie LeibrandtWS01.0002.7622000016.310550411000062
Buddy BlackWS01.0005.062110005.3433252400023
Totals86.5712.53311410421124.71053835434579304500

Postseason - Batting:

Player Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Willie WilsonALCS731295900121115.310.333.414.7471210100
George BrettALCS730236820350175.348.500.8261.3261900003
Lonnie SmithALCS731282720011136.250.323.321.644900000
Hal McRaeALCS626231620030016.261.320.348.668801100
Frank WhiteALCS728251500030012.200.222.200.422510110
Buddy BiancalanaALCS720182410010016.222.263.278.541500100
Jim SundbergALCS725243411160017.167.200.417.6171000000
Pat SheridanALCS722204300230023.150.227.450.677900001
Steve BalboniALCS727251300010028.120.185.120.305300000
Dane IorgALCS4420110000020.500.7501.0001.750200000
Darryl MotleyALCS2531100010012.333.400.333.733100010
Jamie QuirkALCS1110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Jorge OrtaALCS2550000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Onix ConcepcionALCS4110000000100.000.000.000.000000000
Bret SaberhagenALCS2000000000000000000
Dan QuisenberryALCS4000000000000000000
Charlie LeibrandtALCS3000000000000000000
Lynn JonesALCS5000000000000000000
Danny JacksonALCS2000000000000000000
Mark GubiczaALCS2000000000000000000
Steve FarrALCS2000000000000000000
Buddy BlackALCS3000000000000000000
Willie WilsonWS7313021101033014.367.387.433.8201310000
George BrettWS7312751010011047.370.452.407.8591110002
Lonnie SmithWS730274930042238.333.400.444.8441200000
Steve BalboniWS730252800030054.320.433.320.753800001
Frank WhiteWS731284730161134.250.323.464.7871320000
Jim SundbergWS730246620010064.250.400.333.733810000
Buddy BiancalanaWS723182500020054.278.435.278.713510001
Darryl MotleyWS511111400130101.364.364.6361.000700000
Pat SheridanWS518180420010007.222.222.333.556600000
Lynn JonesWS6330211000000.667.6671.6672.333500000
Dane IorgWS2220100020000.500.500.5001.000100000
Jorge OrtaWS3330100000000.333.333.333.667110000
John WathanWS2110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Bret SaberhagenWS2871000000004.000.000.000.000000100
Hal McRaeWS3310000000010.000.667.000.667001001
Charlie LeibrandtWS2640000000002.000.000.000.000010200
Danny JacksonWS2660000000005.000.000.000.000000000
Buddy BlackWS2110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Dan QuisenberryWS4000000000000000000
Greg PryorWS1000000000000000000
Onix ConcepcionWS3001000000000000000
Joe BeckwithWS1000000000000000000
Totals190524463541192139529850107.257.331.374.704173102729

Postseason - Fielding:

Player Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Steve BalboniALCS1B7762.772725.97511.34611.286000
Frank WhiteALCS2B7762.7928021.0005.3145.286000
George BrettALCS3B7762.77920.8892.2982.286000
Jim SundbergALCSC7762.741311.9786.3196.286000
Willie WilsonALCSCF7762.7120001.0001.7231.714000
Lonnie SmithALCSLF7754.78310.9171.8111.571000
Lynn JonesALCSLF508.020001.0002.250.400000
Charlie LeibrandtALCSP3215.337001.0005.8703.333000
Buddy BlackALCSP3110.712001.0002.5311.000000
Danny JacksonALCSP2110.011001.0001.8001.000000
Mark GubiczaALCSP218.301011.0001.080.500000
Bret SaberhagenALCSP227.321001.0003.6821.500000
Steve FarrALCSP206.301011.0001.421.500000
Dan QuisenberryALCSP404.711001.0003.857.500000
Pat SheridanALCSRF7548.7130001.0002.4041.857000
Darryl MotleyALCSRF2214.040001.0002.5712.000000
Buddy BiancalanaALCSSS7756.01021051.0004.9824.429000
Onix ConcepcionALCSSS306.724021.0008.1002.000000
Steve BalboniWS1B7762.0703011.0001.5971.429000
Frank WhiteWS2B7762.01020021.0004.3554.286000
George BrettWS3B7761.0101911.9674.2794.143000
Greg PryorWS3B101.001001.0009.0001.000000
Jim SundbergWSC7762.0473011.0007.2587.143100
Willie WilsonWSCF7762.0191001.0002.9032.857000
Lonnie SmithWSLF7752.072001.0001.5581.286000
Lynn JonesWSLF4010.040001.0003.6001.000000
Bret SaberhagenWSP2218.00000.000.000000
Charlie LeibrandtWSP2216.312001.0001.6531.500000
Danny JacksonWSP2216.00410.8002.2502.000000
Buddy BlackWSP215.31211.7505.0631.500000
Dan QuisenberryWSP404.311001.0004.154.500000
Joe BeckwithWSP102.00000.000.000000
Pat SheridanWSRF4435.760001.0001.5141.500000
Darryl MotleyWSRF4326.340001.0001.3671.000000
Buddy BiancalanaWSSS7758.0620011.0004.0343.714000
Onix ConcepcionWSSS204.002001.0004.5001.000000
Totals1611261122.0374169924.9844.3563.373100




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